Arrest made in case of Locust woman struck while riding bike

Published 4:15 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2020

An arrest was made Tuesday in the case of a 69-year-old woman who was hit with a truck while riding her bicycle in the Locust area.

Tanner Furr Kinsey, 18, was charged with felony hit and run after Highway Patrol says he collided with Gayle Nadel while she was riding her bike on Meadow Creek Church Road.

According to Highway Patrol Trooper Mike McCormick, Nadel was driving along the right shoulder of the road when Kinsey, driving a borrowed 2000 Chevy S-10 pickup, made contact with her. Nadel was taken to Atrium Northeast initially, then transported to Atrium Main in Charlotte.

McCormick said the identification of Kinsey came in part from a neighbor who captured the suspect’s picture from his doorbell camera and posted it on social media.

Kinsey received a $7,500 bond.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored four times by the North Carolina Press Association.

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